The “Planetary Systems” team at IA focuses its activities around two major branches: Exoplanet research and Solar System atmospheres.
All this research is supported by our strong leading participation in a number of international projects and collaborations, including ESO and ESA projects and missions.

Latest press releases

Two rare super-mercuries discovered around the same star
Published 27 September, 2022 in Outreach

Led by researchers at Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço, the discovery of these two exoplanets in the same system provides clues about how planets like Mercury are formed. While... read more ❯
Planet hunter with portuguese DNA reveals its first images
Published 27 June, 2022 in Outreach

The NIRPS spectrograph, developed and build with the participation of the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço, will observe the Universe in infrared, thus complementing visible band spectrographs like... read more ❯

Activities

Upcoming activities

There are no new activities planned yet.

Past activities

2nd Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group is organizing the 2nd of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day will feature presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

1st Planetary Systems day @ IA

IA planetary systems group organizes the 1st of the bi-yearly Planetary Systems Day. The day features presentations of planetary research works being done by the team and external collaborators.

Projects